And his retropsective opens in Los Angeles the same evening!
Just found out that Gaetano Pesce is giving a lecture at the Hammer Museum next week!
And the opening of a retrospective of his work at the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles.
Anyone going, drop me an email.....?
The first retrospective in the Western United States of architect, artist, designer Gaetano Pesce celebrates the maestro of art-design and his years of experimenting and creating works with polyurethane foam, resin, and plastics for such A-list companies as Cassina, B&B Italia and Meritalia.
Works on display include prototypes, production models, video, and audio produced throughout Pesce's 40-year career.
Co-presented with Istituto Italiano di Cultura.
Internationally renowned architect and designer Gaetano Pesce was born in 1939 in La Spezia, Italy, and studied architecture at the University of Venice. He has designed for companies such as Cassina, B & B Italia, Bernini, and Knoll International. His architectural work includes the Organic Building of Osaka, the Children’s House for Parc de la Villette, the Gallery Mourmons in Belgium, and the office for the New York advertising of agency TBWA\Chiat\Day. Pesce received the prestigious Chrysler Award for Innovation and Design in 1993 and the Fashion Institute of Technology’s Lawrence J. Israel Prize in 2009.